In the fast-moving world of mixed martial arts, fans and pundits alike can't help but gaze into their crystal ball. It's why we always want to hear one fighter call out their next opponent as soon as Joe Rogan hands them a microphone after a big win.
However, not everyone's future looks so bright. Some Zuffa fighters are on the cusp of being released. Others are stuck outside of the UFC looking in. There are even some top names who fight in the Octagon who simply don't have much to look forward to.
Here is a look at 10 fighters whose futures are looking pretty bleak.